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council members their jobs. both elected officials are said to have used their power to influence city business. and as kron 4's grant lodes reports, this news comes after an oakland city auditor released a report.which details improper behavior from 2009 to 2012. >> reporter: the council members accused of wrongdoing: desley brooks and larry reid. the audit claims there were 14 instances in which councilmembers or their aids violated the city's charter. among the findings: both are accused of directing staff members to use a specific contractor for the oakland army base demolition project. that contract.worth about 2 million dollars. the audit also alleges that one of reid's aids directed parking officials to fix two of the aid's personal parking tickets. as for brooks: the audit says she interfered in the management and renovation of two oakland recreation centers. including.selecting contractors, negotiating contracts, directing staff to process contracts, setting project deadlines and hiring staff. she's also accused of theratening to remove a city employee from a project. the repo
of their performance in the 2012 elections. >> a boost for backers of same-sex marriage. former secretary of state to hillary clinton joined ever- increasing list of politicians to come out in support of same-sex unions. clinton jointer husband, former president bill clinton, president obama and host of conservatism also previously opposed same-sex marriage and now support it. >> if a few years ago bill and i celebrate as our border miracle of our life. i wish every opportunity for that parer for parents to see t >> to deny them the chance to live up to their own god- given potential is not right. >> the u.s. supreme court will hear arguments in proposition 8 andy defensive marriage act case next week. the rulings are expected this summer. >> in new national poll shows support for some same- sex marriage at an all-time high in the last 10 years, public opinion has undergone a reversal. in 2003 more than half of all americans wanted to outlaw same-sex marriage. now nearly 60% or to legalize it. the poll was conducted by labor research for abc news and the washington post. >> we will take a break. a
of the plan of action: a 10 million dollar minority outreach program. likely in hopes of avoiding election season moments likes this.here's romney at the naacp. >> i'm going to eliminate every non essential expensive program i can find that includes obama care (crowd boos) >> reporter: also on the table:remember all those republican debates? are you just going to keep talking? >> yes sir. >> or are you going to let me finish what i have to say >> reporter: the plan is to: -limit them. shorten the primary calendar. and move up the party's convention date some republicans say this report is an acknowledgement of issues. >> it's a start. is it the magic formula, the silver bullet to start winning elections? no. the bottom line: modernize the message. >> catherine: more bay area news -- coming this august bay area commuters will have another option to get around. a regional bike-sharing system. the bay area air quality management district is rolling out a seven- million dollar pilot program linking san francisco to san jose. people can will be able to buy passes which provide access to 700 bik
american aid for the thousands of syrian refugess pouring into neighboring jordan. >> newly-elected pope francis celebrated palm sunday today.for a crowd of 250 thousand in rome. the celebration kicks off holy week for christians.leading up to easter, next sunday. today celebrates jesus's return to jerusalem, before his death and resurrection a week later. when pope benedict the 16th resigned, the vatican wanted to act quickly to replace him to ensure a new pope would be in place by easter. >> the pope's palm sunday celebrations come after a historic meeting between him and his predecessor. pope francis arrived at the papal retreat south of rome and was greeted by pope benedict saturday. the two men in white embraced and clasped hands before having lunch together. two popes.face to face-- it's the first such meeting recorded in the history of the catholic church. the only thing we'd ever grown together was a record collection. no. there was that fuzzy stuff on the gouda. [ both ] ugh! when it came to our plants... we were so confused. how much is too much water? too little? until we got
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of this election as pope. it also found, three-quarters of american catholics say they are more likely to follow their own conscience on difficult moral questions than the teachings of the pope. nine intent want stricter policies toward sexual abuse committed by a priest. nearly three- quarters say st. francis to allow catholics use birth control. 64 percent said the pope should allow priests to marry. in nearly six in 10 say he should allow women to become a priest. >> the installation mass having around 2:00 this morning and lasted until around 330. about a half hour ago it wrapped up. the pope went inside st. peter's basilica and is that the main altar receiving dignitaries and heads of state. among them president joe biden was leading the u.s. delegation. >> there are more than 132 government delegations there in italy today. the vatican says 33 christian delegations or present as well as jewish, muslim, buddhist. well as jewish, muslim, buddhist. >> we will be ri thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty
francis processed outdoors where he was inaugurated bishop of rome. the newly-elected pontiff accepted a lamb's wool shawl.a symbol of his role as "the good shepherd" and the fisherman's ring, representing his duty to spread the gospel. pope francis delivered his first homily in italian, asking followers to assume the role of protectors. >> we are all protectors of protectors of one another, of the environment. let us not allow signs of destruction and death accompany our journey of this world. >> reporter: five hundred priests dispensed communion to the crowd. at the conclusion of the two-hour mass, pope francis greeted the international heads-of-state in attendance, including vice president joe biden, who lead the u-s delegation. francis assumes his role at one of the busiest and holiest times in the catholic calendar. next sunday is palm sunday. easter follows, one week later. elizabeth corridan kron4 news. >> now for today's market update. numbers were mixed on wall street. even after lawmakers in cyprus rejected an unpopular bailout plan here are the closing numbers. the dow was u
. serious accusations that could cost two oakland city council members their jobs. both elected officials are said to have used their power to influence city business. this news comes after an oakland city auditor released a report.which details improper behavior from 2009 to 2012. the council members accused there has been charges of sexual penetration of reminder of a drug to minor. hand and for this heed in 2006 and the coached baseball teams in oakland. i spoke with those not leave the schools under scrutiny. it was an administrative thidecision and they have not received any word on problems from parents at this time. >> new tonight of wrongdoing: desley brooks and larry reid. the audit claims there were 14 instances in which councilmembers or their aids violated the city's charter. among the findings: both are accused of directing staff members to use a specific contractor for the oakland army base demolition project. that contract.worth about 2 million dollars. the audit also alleges that one of reid's aids directed parking officials to fix two of the aid's personal parking tickets
not been disclosed only characterized as rambling in nature. some parents elected to keep their children home on thursday but that was not the case on friday. extra security was on the scene and the police are going to continue being on the seeing eye towarof course we will continue with this investigation. and who made that threat and why? rob fladeboe, kron 4 news. >> catherine: new tonight, a story you'll see - only on kron. there has been a lot of damage. >> you are looking at the front of the building and it is being taken off. it is an old berkeley two-story house toward and it had a front porch. and above that porch there was another porch and those were portions of the dining rooms and the fire broke down on the downstairs porch. it did enough smoke damage to the foundation that we had to remove the entire front facade of the building. and replace those pieces trying to do the way that it did. it will look a lot like the way it did before but it is going to take a long time. >> on the website that the restaurant and the cafe are expected to reopen. we have an exclusive shape of w
potential democratic presidential candidates for the 2016 election, including vice president joe biden and new york governor andrew of iuomo . but also this is hillary clinton has publicly announced his support for same-sex marriage. >> a fight an album released a stabbing in sidebar overnight. kron 4 the will tran is live from the scene along the 2400 block of central avenue with details. >> here it is believed six people were involved in the fight. how it happen they do not know. it's started inside the place on to the sidewalk where two people were stabbed. one person received a cut on his head but was treated and released at the scene. >> another received a major- on his neck so badly was rushed to the hospital where did not know how you doing. we have no fatalities in this broad. as far as the rer as the rest their been none made. police are hoping they look at the surveillance video to track down who did as far as descriptions of the suspect even though the talk of multiple witnesses at this point no descriptions have been released. some people are looking at a walk by. this will
accusations good cause to oakland city council members their jobs. all the elected officials are said to abuse their power to influence city business. as crime force brat lotus reports of this comes after an oakland city auditor released a report which details improper behavior from 2009 to 2012. >> the council members accused of wrongdoing, brooks and read. there were instances which council members or their aides violated the city's charter. among the findings, both are accused of directing the staff use a specific contractor for the oakland army base demolition project. the audit says drugs into their demands and renovation of two recreation centers. she is also accused of threatening to remove the city employees from a project. the report indicates there is a general cultural of interference with in the city. the auditor says more than 40 employees were interviewed and thousands of council members and aides e-mail and phone call were reviewed for this audit. >> councilman read said the city auditor are written response and he is denying the accusations. >> under no circumstances did high a
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